19.04 upgrade problems

Richard Kimber richardkimber at politicsresources.net
Fri Apr 26 09:08:46 UTC 2019


On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:00:14 +0200
Ralf Mardorf via ubuntu-users <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:25:39 +0100, Richard Kimber wrote:
> >sudo apt -f install just gives a help list - is this the correct
> >command?  
> 
> Yes, it is correct [1], also when using apt-get [2]. It might have
> changed for a newer release of apt, but for apt 1.2.31 (amd64)
> provided by Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS, apt doesn't display a "help list", if
> you type something wrong [3], [4].
> 
> [1]
> [weremouse at moonstudio ~]$ sudo apt -f install
> [sudo] password for weremouse: 
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree       
> Reading state information... Done
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> 
> [2]
> [weremouse at moonstudio ~]$ sudo apt-get -f install
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree       
> Reading state information... Done
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> 
> [3]
> [weremouse at moonstudio ~]$ sudo apt -f installl
> E: Command line option 'f' [from -f] is not understood in combination
> with the other options.
> 
> [4]
> [weremouse at moonstudio ~]$ sudo apt --foo install
> E: Command line option --foo is not understood in combination with the
> other options
> 
> 

Thanks. But I don't get the output that you show. Only the usage and
help list. Apt seems to be ver 1.8.0

- Richard.
-- 
Richard Kimber




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